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What? The Second Annual COVID-19 World Student Film Festival is a free, easy-to-access online opportunity. Last year's film festival included film submissions from 76 secondary schools in 30 countries (and 11 states) on 6 continents. Films housed on YouTube.
Who? A coalition of willing students, schools, and performing, broadcasting, and film artists throughout USA and the world (Year 7/Grade 6 – Year 13/Grade 12).
Where? Film Festival will occur online and films will be shot and produced in locations throughout the World.
When? Student submissions due on May 14. International winners announced on May 28.
How? Students will work individually or in student production teams via class or extra-curricular activity.
Why? Because a reinvigoration of the community is acutely needed among students and families living in communities around the world impacted by COVID-19.
Who will serve as official film festival jurors? Judges will include distinguished journalists, authors, actors, musicians, artists, dancers, chefs, poets, scriptwriters, casting agents, film critics, theatre and film directors, producers, editors, animators, broadcasters, political commentators, academicians, leaders in government, religion, NGOs, and more
What sorts of short films may students enter into the festival? The film festival consists of twenty-one categories inclusive of fiction and nonfiction options. The sections below provide a glimpse into how films will be placed and assessed. No movie can be placed in more than two categories.
PHASE 1 (Local School Level)
PHASE 2 (COVID-19 International Student Film Festival)